Thursday, July 31, 2014

Scrivi una recensione e vinci!

Scrivi una recensione e vinci!

Write a short review in Italian (max 200 words) about a movie that you saw and liked; send your text to or to PO Box 91637 Victoria street west Auckland 1142 by August 30th. Don’t forget to write your name and your level of Italian.

The author of the best review (judge by Dante Team) will win a double pass for the Italian Film Festival at Berkeley Cinema in Takapuna!
(Sorry...Italians are not allowed to participate!)
The Italian Film Festival in Auckland will open on 24 September at Rialto Cinemas, and 25 September at Berkeley, Takapuna.
The Festival will run in Auckland until 12 October 2014.

Visit the website for more information.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Cheese Workshop with Il Casaro - Saturday 23 August 2014

Cheese Workshop with Il Casaro 
Saturday 23 August from 10.00am to 12am and form 1.00pm to 3.00pm
North Shore - 1/27 Ashfield Road 067

Get ready to put “le mani in pasta” (literally: put your hands in the dough)!

We are really pleased to present you a unique event this month:
a cheese workshop and degustation.
This is a unique opportunity to visit the laboratory of Il Casaro!
Massimiliano De Caro will show us how to make fresh cheese, his know-how,
his passion and his skills.
After the workshop Massimiliano will share with us some ideas on how to cook 
a tasty brunch with fresh cheese, we will taste his special recipe with a glass of wine.

·        1st group  - 10.00am to 12.00am – 10 persons
·        2nd group - 1.00pm to 3.00pm  – 10 persons

The cost is $20.00 pp

Reservation is mandatory by the 15th of August

 Max 20 people


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Win Giapo vouchers!

Win vouchers for the best gelato in town, yes Giapo! Giapo’s owner Gianpaolo Grazioli has offered 20 x$10 vouchers for his amazing Haute Ice Cream, and you could win two vouchers this week on our FB page! Just click here, like the page and say what is your favourite flavour!!
And the other 18 vouchers? They will be given away on the day of the Festival Italiano, 28 September, in Osborne St, Newmarket, just come along for a chance to win!

The best gelateria in town!
And remember that Dante members can now enjoy Giapo Haute Ice Cream, the best gelato in Auckland, with  a 10% discount! Just present your Dante card next time you are in store!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Flautissimo - Concert II, Dante Series 2014

Featuring music for two, three and four flutes spanning three centuries.

Music by Mozart, Petrassi, Shocker, Tomasi and others.

Tjasa Dykes, Adrianna Lis, Christine Kim, 

Luca Manghi (flutes)
David Kelly (piano)

Sunday 27 July, 5pm
St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Road, Auckland
Tickets $30 / $25 for Dante Alighieri Society members / $10 students

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Learn Italian this winter!

Learn Italian this winter, and if you enroll in two classes in the same term you only pay $150 for the second class. For more info click here or call 09 376 3853